J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

Joseph Mallord William Turner Scene on the Coast near Calais, with Tower, Shipping and Figures ` 1802

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 9 Recto:
Scene on the Coast near Calais, with Tower, Shipping and Figures `1802
D04272
Turner Bequest LXXI 70
Pencil, with some scratching out, on wove paper prepared with a reddish brown wash, 112 x 187 mm
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Numbered by Finberg as folio 70 in this book, this has since been rebound as folio 9.
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Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘873’, bottom left, and in a later hand in pencil ‘LXXI 70’ bottom right

David Blayney Brown
April 2003

How to cite

David Blayney Brown, ‘Scene on the Coast near Calais, with Tower, Shipping and Figures ` 1802 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, April 2003, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, December 2012, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-scene-on-the-coast-near-calais-with-tower-shipping-and-r1133755, accessed 24 May 2015.